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Pingshi power station

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Pingshi power station (华电韶关坪石发电厂 is a 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Guangdong Province, China.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the plant near Pingshi Town (Pingshizhen), Lechang City, Shaoguan Prefecture, Guangdong Province.

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Background on Plant

Pingshi power station is a two-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 600 MW in Guangdong Province. The first two units (2 x 60 MW) were built in 2000 and retired in 2009.[1] Unit 3 (125 MW) was built in 2003, and retired in 2018.[2]

Units 4 and 5 (2 x 300 MW) were built in 2009 and 2010, and are still operating.[3] They are planned for retirement before 2020.[4]

Ownership

Pingshi power station was founded in 1992 by two Hong Kong companies. In May 2010, 100% shares of Pingshi Power station were bought by Huadian Power International.[3]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Huadian Power International Corp
  • Parent company: China Huadian
  • Location: Pingshi Town (Pingshizhen), Lechang City, Shaoguan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
  • Coordinates: 25.25886, 113.06552 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (Units 1-3), Operating (Units 4-5)
  • Gross capacity: 600 MW (Units 4-5: 300 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 2009 (Unit 4), 2010 (Unit 5)
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Project Details for Unit 4-5 Expansion

  • Sponsor: Huadian
  • Location: Pingshi Town (Pingshizhen), Lechang City, Shaoguan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
  • Coordinates: 25.25886, 113.06552 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 2 x 300 MW
  • Type:
  • In service: 2009, 2010
  • Coal type:
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  • Source of financing:

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